Monument Jeu d'Enfant 2023: games and shows await you at Château de Vincennes

Published by Cécile de Sortiraparis · Photos by My de Sortiraparis · Published on October 19th, 2023 at 02:19 p.m.
Head to the Château de Vincennes for the Monument Jeu d'Enfant event, on October 21 and 22, 2023. On the program for these two days are various workshops and games to help you discover the château in a fun way!

Monument jeu d'enfant is back for a weekend of free activities aimed at children: at the Château de Vincennes, you can take advantage of a whole program to immerse yourself in the history of the monument, meeting its illustrious occupants.

Discover the way of life of the castle's inhabitants in the Middle Ages. Through tours and a series ofworkshops, young and old alike can immerse themselves in this fascinating period. Built in 1150 in the forest of Vincennes to protect the capital, this castle is one of the most important inFrench history, and one of the largest and best-preserved fortified castles in Europe...

Known for its role as a royal residence in the 14th century, the château served as a prison and was transformed into barracks by Napoleon I. The fortress is still home to the Service historique de la Défense. In addition, the Centre des Monuments Nationaux (National Monuments Centre) offers visitors the chance to tour the King's apartments, the Sainte-Chapelle and even the upper sections of the Donjon, in a restored version!

To discover this long history in a fun way, take part in the events scheduled for the weekend of October 21 to 22, 2023 . Please note that booking is compulsory : get your tickets now to make sure you don't miss out on this weekend of festivities.

On the program for this 25th edition of Monument Jeu d'Enfant :

  • Your turn to play!
    Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22, 2023, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Looking is good, but doing is even better! For the Monument Jeu d'Enfant family event at the Château de Vincennes, come and explore the château, this time as the actor of your own visit! All you have to do is choose your activity, and off you go!

    • Let's play, sing and dance for the King!
      Interactive show - 2 pm / 3:30 pm
      With its mix of storytelling, dance and music, this interactive show will plunge you into the atmosphere of the Middle Ages. King Charles V invites you to the party, and minstrels show up with strange musical instruments straight from the future. We're sure these Baschet sound structures will amaze and charm him! Curious, our noble sire invites them to play, dance and tell him stories!

    • Decor hunt
      Fun tour - 10:30 am / 2 pm / 3:30 pm
      Take the whole family on a scenery hunt! During a fun-filled visit interspersed with games and riddles, look up and search with your guide for the decorative elements placed around the château and its Sainte-Chapelle.

    • Criminal investigation at the château
      Inquiry game - 11am / 1:45pm / 3:15pm
      June 5, 1316: the young King Louis X is found dead at Château de Vincennes. His premature death at the age of 25 raised questions among his contemporaries... Could he have been poisoned? It's up to you to investigate! As you make your way through the castle's maze of corridors and rooms, collect the clues you need to bring the truth to light!

A plunge into French history awaits the children, so don't hesitate to have fun!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From October 21th, 2023 to October 22th, 2023

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.


    Avenue de Paris
    94300 Vincennes

    Accessibility info

    Tarif enfant: Free
    Tarif adulte accompagnateur: €7.5

    Official website


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